the measurement of hearing
The study of hearing, especially of hearing defects and their treatment
Audiology is the branch of science that studies hearing, balance, and related disorders. Its practitioners, who treat those with hearing loss and proactively prevent related damage are audiologists. Employing various testing strategies, audiology aims to determine whether someone can hear within the normal range, and if not, which portions of hearing are affected and to what degree. If an audiologist determines that a hearing loss or vestibular abnormality is present he or she will provide recommendations to a patient as to what options may be of assistance. In addition to testing hearing, audiologists can also work with a wide range of clientele in rehabilitation, pediatric populations and assessment of the vestibular system.
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The study of hearing and hearing impairment.
The numerical value of audiology in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of audiology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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- ajaaʼ hasʼą́ągi bóhooʼaah dóó binaʼanishNavajo, Navaho
- thính họcVietnamese
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